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  1. China’s Creative Industries

    China’s Creative Industries

    Lucy Montgomery
    China’s Creative Industries explores the role of new technologies, globalization and higher levels of connectivity in redefining relationships between ‘producers’ and ‘consumers’ in 21st century China. Learn More
    2011   Hardback Price: $ 116.00   Web: $ 104.40
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  2. Competitiveness of the ASEAN Countries

    Competitiveness of the ASEAN Countries

    Edited by Philippe Gugler, Julien Chaisse
    In an age of increased necessity for competitiveness of nations and at a time when the world economy is facing recession, this book explores the possible trajectory of ASEAN – arguably one of the most dynamic areas in the world – as a regional economic and political bloc. The expert contributors address the industrial competitiveness of ASEAN and analyse the role of MNEs against the background of the challenges of integration. They illustrate that regional integration will only be a success if ASEAN’s linkages are broadened with global partners through negotiations of Free Trade Agreements. The book concludes that although much still remains to be done, and many promises are still to be unveiled, ASEAN’s ‘coming of age’ is an historic milestone. Learn More
    2010   Hardback Price: $ 149.00   Web: $ 134.10
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  3. Performance of the Chinese Insurance Industry under Economic Reforms

    Performance of the Chinese Insurance Industry under Economic Reforms

    Shuji Yao, Zhongwei Han, Dan Luo
    The Chinese insurance industry has experienced rapid development during the past decade. This original book is the first English language study in the literature to address the efficiency issue of the Chinese insurance sector, and presents a comprehensive review on alternative methodologies for analyzing firm efficiency. Learn More
    2010   Hardback Price: $ 120.00   Web: $ 108.00
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  4. Shareholding System Reform in China

    Shareholding System Reform in China

    Shu-Yun Ma
    Since the 1980s, there has been a global wave of transfer of state assets to private hands. China is a relatively late participant of this worldwide trend, yet, in the last decade it has emerged as one of the largest privatizing countries. Shu-Yun Ma argues that China’s privatization is not based on any grand blueprint; rather, it is privatization by ‘groping for stones to cross the river’, a well-known metaphor often attributed to Deng Xiaoping, meaning that the reform simply proceeds on a trial-and-error basis without being guided by any theory. Learn More
    2010   Hardback Price: $ 120.00   Web: $ 108.00
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  5. The Rise of Asia

    The Rise of Asia

    Terutomo Ozawa
    Terutomo Ozawa introduces a newly reformulated theory of ‘flying-geese’ economic development, exploring Asia’s dynamic growth and financial development. This unique book shows how the flying-geese theory can be expanded and applied to both the real- and the financial-sector structural transformation of regionally clustered economies. Learn More
    2009   Hardback Price: $ 135.00   Web: $ 121.50
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    2011   Paperback Price: $ 51.00   Web: $ 40.80
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  6. Multinational Banking in China

    Multinational Banking in China

    Chen Meng
    Multinational Banking in China examines key issues in the market entry and development of foreign banks in the People’s Republic of China using data collected from 37 in-depth interviews and questionnaire surveys. Learn More
    2009   Hardback Price: $ 127.00   Web: $ 114.30
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  7. Corporate Governance in the 21st Century

    Corporate Governance in the 21st Century

    Edited by Luke Nottage, Leon Wolff, Kent Anderson
    The ‘lost decade’ of economic stagnation in Japan during the 1990s has become a ‘found decade’ for regulatory and institutional reform. Nowhere is this more evident than in corporate law. In 2005, for example, a spate of reforms to the Commercial Code culminated in the new Company Act, a statute promising greater organisational flexibility and shareholder empowerment for Japanese corporations competing in a more globalised economy. But does this new law herald a more ‘Americanised’ system of corporate governance? Has Japan embraced shareholder primacy over its traditional loyalty to other key stakeholders such as ‘main banks’, core employees, and partners within diffuse corporate (keiretsu) groups? This book argues that a more complex ‘gradual transformation’ is unfolding in Japan – a process evident in many other post-industrial economies. Learn More
    2009   Hardback Price: $ 156.00   Web: $ 140.40
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  8. Japanese Investment in the World Economy

    Japanese Investment in the World Economy

    Roger Farrell
    This book examines Japanese Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in the world economy over more than five decades. It provides a unique focus on the internationalisation experience of selected industries, such as forestry, textiles, electronics, motor vehicles, steel and services as well as case studies of individual firms. Japanese Investment in the World Economy is distinctive in that it examines overseas investment by firms in the primary, manufacturing and services sectors over the period in which the Japanese economy became the second largest in the world. Learn More
    2008   Hardback Price: $ 223.00   Web: $ 200.70
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  9. Corporate Governance and China’s H-Share Market

    Corporate Governance and China’s H-Share Market

    Alice de Jonge
    Using detailed case studies of the first nine mainland Chinese companies to be listed on the Hong Kong stock exchange, this book examines the evolution of corporate governance law and culture in China’s H-share market. A story emerges not of tensions between ideas of corporate governance from two different legal systems – Hong Kong vs mainland Chinese – nor about legal convergence as China adopts concepts from Anglo-American jurisdictions. Rather, it is a story of individual firms being pragmatic in mediating the different agendas of state-agencies that own or control them. Learn More
    2008   Hardback Price: $ 156.00   Web: $ 140.40
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  10. Asian Firms

    Asian Firms

    Frank B. Tipton
    Frank Tipton’s book is a comparative study of the management structures of Asian firms. As Asian economies continue to expand, the management of Asian firms becomes ever more important, whether they are suppliers, customers, partners, or rivals. As the author argues, Asian firms are very different from their Western counterparts, and these differences reflect the variations in national history and institutions within which they operate. Learn More
    2007   Hardback Price: $ 176.00   Web: $ 158.40
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    2008   Paperback Price: $ 74.00   Web: $ 59.20
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  11. Corporate Governance of Sustainability

    Corporate Governance of Sustainability

    Edited by Raimund Bleischwitz
    This book considers corporate governance of sustainability from a co-evolutionary perspective. It explores the linkages between pro-active approaches at the corporate level, market-based incentives and environmental networks involving various actors. Relevant theory on corporate governance, competition, market failures and regulatory tools is also examined. The authors go on to present an assessment methodology suitable for empirical network analysis at the meso-level, and demonstrate its application using eight case studies. Based on the findings of this research Raimund Bleischwitz and his team draw important conclusions for policy analysis and sustainability assessments and the actors involved. Learn More
    2007   Hardback Price: $ 136.00   Web: $ 122.40
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  12. Multinational Enterprises in Asian Development

    Multinational Enterprises in Asian Development

    Prema-chandra Athukorala
    This book takes a fresh look at unresolved issues associated with the role of multinational enterprises and foreign direct investment in economic development in light of the experiences of developing countries in Asia. Learn More
    2007   Hardback Price: $ 146.00   Web: $ 131.40
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  13. High-Tech Entrepreneurship in Asia

    High-Tech Entrepreneurship in Asia

    Marina Yue Zhang, Mark Dodgson
    The option for consumers to make payments for services and products via mobile telephones has created a dynamic new industry. High-Tech Entrepreneurship in Asia illustrates how small, entrepreneurial firms in Asia have devised and produced innovations crucial for this industry’s development. Learn More
    2007   Hardback Price: $ 160.00   Web: $ 144.00
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    2008   Paperback Price: $ 56.00   Web: $ 44.80
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  14. The Silicon Dragon

    The Silicon Dragon

    Terence Tsai, Bor-Shiuan Cheng
    The Silicon Dragon is a systematic study of the growth of high-tech giants in the Greater China Region, depicting the success story of the microelectronics industry in Taiwan. The book examines the government policies that acted as catalysts to the growth of high-tech industries in Taiwan, along with the roles of high-tech ‘incubators’ and government-administered science parks. The authors provide case studies of high profile companies including Acer, Philips Semiconductors and Macronix International, and interviews with key decision makers to highlight the corporate strategies adopted in response to government policies and global commercial demand. Finally, insightful narratives on the birth and growth of a government-fostered strategic industry are provided, as is a synopsis of the Asian contribution to the evolution of the global microelectronics development. Learn More
    2006   Hardback Price: $ 128.00   Web: $ 115.20
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  15. Reforming China’s State-owned Enterprises and Banks

    Reforming China’s State-owned Enterprises and Banks

    Becky Chiu, Mervyn K. Lewis
    This book’s starting point is that after two decades of experiments, during which other transition economies have effectively privatised all of their former state enterprises, China is still endeavouring to find a way to reinvent and re-engineer its own state-owned economic establishments. The authors explore these reforms along with the problems of China’s state-owned banks, which have long been troubled by the adverse loans of Chinese enterprises and face foreign competition in 2007 under China’s WTO commitments. Drawing on wide-ranging case studies of enterprise reform, Becky Chiu and Mervyn Lewis combine their extensive experience to give an authoritative account of China’s enterprise and bank reform agenda, involving property rights, improved corporate governance and stimulating enterprise. Learn More
    2006   Hardback Price: $ 186.00   Web: $ 167.40
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  16. Transformational CEOs

    Transformational CEOs

    Kimio Kase, Francisco J. Sáez-Martínez, Hernán Riquelme
    Transformational CEOs questions why some Japanese firms succeeded in the 1990s despite an economy that failed – regardless of the burst of the ‘bubble’ economy, a number of Japanese companies have maintained or extended their international leadership in particular sectors. The authors argue that whilst some of the reasons for successes are plain common sense – operational effectiveness and superior CEO leadership – some are Japan-specific and point to a break with traditional leadership rationale. Learn More
    2006   Hardback Price: $ 127.00   Web: $ 114.30
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  17. Employment of Women in Chinese Cultures

    Employment of Women in Chinese Cultures

    Edited by Cherlyn Skromme Granrose
    Examining the employment lives of Chinese women living under different government systems at the beginning of the twenty-first century, the contributors to this volume present an overview of factors affecting the employment status of women. The volume includes chapters on the People’s Republic of China, Taiwan, Hong Kong and Singapore – nations that have common Chinese cultural experiences but very different economic systems and government structures. Learn More
    2006   Hardback Price: $ 127.00   Web: $ 114.30
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  18. Institutions, Industrial Upgrading, and Economic Performance in Japan

    Institutions, Industrial Upgrading, and Economic Performance in Japan

    Terutomo Ozawa
    Terutomo Ozawa examines Japan’s once celebrated post-war economic success from a new perspective. He applies a ‘flying geese’ model of industrial upgrading in a country that is still catching-up, to explore the rise, fall and rebound of Japanese industry with its evolving institutions and policies. Learn More
    2005   Hardback Price: $ 135.00   Web: $ 121.50
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    2007   Paperback Price: $ 60.00   Web: $ 48.00
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  19. Sustaining Growth and Performance in East Asia

    Sustaining Growth and Performance in East Asia

    Edited by Charles Harvie, Boon-Chye Lee
    This third book in the series focuses on how small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) contribute to achieving and sustaining growth and performance in their economies, as well as the ways in which governments can assist and enhance that contribution. This is of particular concern given the trauma suffered by East Asian economies in the wake of the financial and economic crisis of 1997–98. Learn More
    2005   Hardback Price: $ 186.00   Web: $ 167.40
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  20. Competitiveness, FDI and Technological Activity in East Asia

    Competitiveness, FDI and Technological Activity in East Asia

    Edited by Sanjaya Lall, Shujiro Urata
    This book addresses this imbalance with new country studies on the interaction between foreign direct investment (FDI) and technological activity in building export competitiveness. The book covers China, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Taiwan and Thailand, highlighting different strategic approaches to building capabilities in industrial enterprises. The book also includes a general overview and studies of Japanese multinationals overseas. Learn More
    2003   Hardback Price: $ 186.00   Web: $ 167.40
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